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Tampa men plead to credit card fraud

Two Tampa, Florida men agreed to pay over $2,400 in restitution Monday morning stemming from their alleged roles in a recent Williamsburg credit card fraud case. Isael C. Velazquez, 32, and Osmani Ramirez Chavez, 40, were originally arrested by Williamsburg Deputy Police Chief...
Posted On 22 Jun 2016

Massey, victim’s mom won’t be added to suit

A former Williamsburg High School assistant football coach, who has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a student athletic trainer in 2014, and the victim’s mother, won’t be added as third-party defendants in a lawsuit against the school district, its superintendent...
Posted On 16 Jun 2016

Bevin honored as ‘Visionary’ at 6th annual awards banquet

Many were in attendance at The Corbin Center  last Thursday evening for the Sixth Annual Daniel Boone “Visionary Award” banquet to honor this year’s recipient,  Kentucky Governor Matthew Bevin. “I truly am not worthy to be considered among them and it is a tremendous honor. Thank...

Scholarship fund created at EKU to honor Corbin native Karl Bays

A scholarship fund has been created for a Corbin High School and Eastern Kentucky University graduate who went on to serve in the U.S. Marines and became a successful businessman in the medical supply industry before his untimely death in 1989. The creation of the Karl Bays...

London man vandalizes judicial center

A London man has been ordered to pay the Whitley County Fiscal Court $600 restitution for damaging a holding cell door at the Whitley County Judicial Center on April 4. Zachary Turner, 19, pleaded guilty during his arraignment Thursday afternoon to a charge of third-degree...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

Whitley Judge-Executive to be inducted into Hall of Fame at Lincoln Banquet Saturday

Whitley County Judge-Executive Pat White Jr. will be one of five people inducted into Kentucky’s Fifth District Lincoln Club Hall of Fame during the 78th Annual Fifth District Lincoln Club Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Corbin Technology Center. “I am honored to have been...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Lily homicide cases headed to grand jury

The case of a Corbin man accused of beating his twin brother to death with a hammer is headed to a Laurel County grand jury. At a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Laurel District Court, Judge Wendell “Skip” Hammons ordered the case against 30-year-old Antonio T. Johnson waived on...

Students collect shoes for water project

Big, small, fat, skinny, open, closed, singles or in pairs, a group of Corbin High School students wants you old or worn out shoes to help provide safe drinking water to people in third world countries or in areas that have been struck by disaster. Throughout the month of April,...

Earth Week celebration starts Saturday

Earth Week festivities will kick off Saturday in Williamsburg with the Mother Earth Bicycle Ride followed by a movie in the park. Registration for the bicycle ride starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Bill Woods Park followed by a bicycle safety talk at 4 p.m. The ride will start at...
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

UPDATED: Lily man accused of raping two children pleads guilty to sexual abuse

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